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Word: behoove

Definition: (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.


More Vocab Words

::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
::: inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
::: inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
::: cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)